The German federal and state governments have agreed the Deutschlandticket should be retained. However, numerous uncertainties persist, primarily revolving around the future pricing structure of the ticket.
European Gender Equality Week took place between 23-29 October at the European Parliament. As local and regional leaders and voices from the transport sector united to discuss progress made and challenges ahead, there were many issues for urban mobility.
In this edition, we highlight a rural bike-sharing service in Aalborg, preparations for the introduction of 30km/h speed limits in Amsterdam, and adoption of the revised Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive.
The Urban Mobility Days 2023 conference was held in Seville, Spain on 4-6 October 2023. For those who weren’t able to join the sessions live, or for those who want to re-live any part of the three days, we are glad to share the recordings and conference materials.
The JRC has published a report on 'Post-pandemic trends in urban mobility'. It found that while changes in lifestyles decreased total urban transport activity, the gradual return to pre-pandemic levels suggests that traffic and congestion levels could soon exceed their 2019 levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the way we accessed society. Research by Virginia Tech provides detailed analysis of how pro-cycling measures were introduced during and after the pandemic and some visions for the future.
Over the past two years, the European transport sector has been impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Passenger and freight transport has been severely disrupted; supply chains moved to breaking point, while the demand and necessity for the sector to re-orientate towards more digital, efficient, and sustainable practices continues to increase....